Microsoft KB Archive/246259

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FP98: Uppercase in Short file's name Becomes Lowercase.when Storing on Unix Server

Article ID: 246259

Article Last Modified on 10/6/2005


  • Microsoft FrontPage 98 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft FrontPage 2000 Standard Edition

This article was previously published under Q246259


File name case is lost during file import on FrontPage Web. This only occurs for short filenames using a 8.3 format and on files that are being imported on either FAT or NTFS partitions.


A supported fix is now available from Microsoft, but it is only intended to correct the problem that is described in this article. Apply it only to computers that are experiencing this specific problem. This fix may receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, Microsoft recommends that you wait for the next FrontPage 2000 service pack that contains this hotfix.

To resolve this problem immediately, contact Microsoft Product Support Services to obtain the fix. For a complete list of Microsoft Product Support Services phone numbers and information about support costs, visit the following Microsoft Web site:

NOTE: In special cases, charges that are ordinarily incurred for support calls may be canceled if a Microsoft Support Professional determines that a specific update will resolve your problem. The typical support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for the specific update in question.

The English version of this fix should have the following file attributes or later:

   Date      Time    Version      Size    File name     Platform
                      Fpexplor.exe  x86


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.

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